Posted by: tonygurney | March 25, 2010

Hard-up Scots councils spend ??115,000 every _day_ on consultants – Scotsman.com News

SCOTTISH local authorities have paid out more than £40 million in fees to consultancy firms in the past year, new figures have revealed.
As councils wrestle with looming budget cuts, data released by 28 of Scotland’s 32 councils showed £42m – roughly £115,000 a day – was spent on management and finance advice, with many consultants hired to help councils cut costs.

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